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resource. supervisor mirkarimi: thank you. next speaker, please. >> i have been using the hanc recycling center for decades. since the recent environmental action center, as referred to earlier, was opened. i support community recycling and i do use the center because i do not wish to use my blue band. i would rather donate the materials to the organization for all of the good that they do. many of those uses were referred to earlier by others, i will not reiterate them out. the idea of a machine for bottles and cans is absurd to me, as other people pointed out. those are not the material steps the state -- those are not just the only materials that the center takes. items that other people can take back our very important. as a professional gardener, and must reiterate that this is a bad site for a community garden. the conversion process alone is one thing, but the side has for sunlight coming in, there are tree issues -- it is a very poor site and i am sure that there are much preferred sites. i guess that is the primary thing i would like to mention. supervisor mirkarimi: a
be wise to use that. i want to point out that on the display of there, the safety issue was always looked at as one two parties confront one another on a pathway or trail. our concern is the opposite -- when at four miles an hour, they will overtake pedestrians. especially today. i'm a bicyclist. i ride in the park every day. when you come up behind pedestrians, especially if they happen to have ipads in their ears, they are completely oblivious to the rest of the world -- if they happen to have ipods in their ears. they do not know you are behind them. that is a potential danger, and i think that is probably the issue. a park is supposed to be a place of respite, and the complaints we get from our members is they want to just go over and have a nice, quiet walk in the park, and this is a motorized vehicle. it is like the elephant in the room. you may want to deny it is there, but it is there. supervisor mar: can you reiterate the position? you are supportive of segways, but you would like to see them limited or eliminated from trails and pathways? >> correct. i also might point out that
obama says the u.s. is actually ratcheting down involvement in libya but, still, no plans for dealing with muammar qaddafi. >> wake up. air traffic controller falls asleep on the job. if you have not heard putting lives at risk but instead of fixing that problem the f.a.a. changes the rules and another bureaucratic coverup? we report. you decide. >>clayton: and an idea to cut the deficit. tax how far you drive. a government official thinks that should be used against you. like a little old lady would not be taxed as much as briggs. could a mileage tax be on the way? muammar qaddafi -- >>dave: i am a train guy! >> it's "fox and friends" right now. >>dave: everyone, good saturday morning, heather is here this morning with us. >> great to have you. >> >>clayton: we need a vat of coffee for heather. >>dave: this is the one person on the planet and this is late for her because she usually anchors at 4:30 in the morning, so this is sleeping in. sleeping in. >>clayton: and now, the news we are following overnight because if violence continuing to rip through the muslim world, and a number of
a database that will allow us to find the right match when someone needs help. we use on-line tools to help communicate with them and track them so that a minimum of staff hours are used. we see nothing less than the creation of community 21st century style. we call our neighbors neighbors, not volunteers. we aim to growth in our communities and help out. being connected to those around us is simply and not so simply a taken for granted part of life. >> thank you. >> good morning. i am dr. amy it there, an emeritus professor and former chair of the department of counseling at san francisco state university. one of my accomplishments during my tenure in the department was creating and implementing a specialization n gentle on the counseling in partnership with the master's program in gerontology more than 15 years ago. i am a friend, if you will, of the next program, as i am a resident of maryland law park. i am here to do a test to the dedication, talent, and the plain hard work of these board members who wish to provide a vehicle for services and support to their neighbors as they age. the
concerns in japan as the nuclear crisis takes a turn for the worst. >> most of us dodged the snow this weekend. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a check on the forecast. i do not like geit. >> this setup and pattern will stick around for another seven to 10 days. we may see some snow. if you misted over the weekend, you have another chance. -- if you missed it over the weekend, you have another chance. this morning, it will stay dry. but it is cold. temperatures are in the 20's. at least the wind is calm. mix of sunshine and clouds said. high temperature in the upper 40's. we should be in the upper 50's. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. we're starting off at an accident on southbound 95 at 100. it is off to t
. great to have you join us on a monday morning. traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden is standing by with traffic. we start with steve rudin. the snowfall yesterday did not amount to much but we set a record at dulles. >> we shattered the old record at dulles international airport with a sense of an inch of snow. the old record was in 1983, just a trace. tbd.com to read about it. mainly clear skies to the north cloud approaching from the south and west. maybe a shower south of fredericksburg this morning, but nothing that will amount to a lot. temperatures well below average for this time of year, mid to upper low 40's up to about 50 degrees. the potential for more winter weather is on the way. details are coming up in a few minutes. first, lisa baden. >>> looks good in the district, no problems around the beltway. quiet headed north into baltimore, south into richmond and to the airport is clear. no problems on 270. fairfax police, prince william stafford, no troubles. things are decent. newschopper 7 in a little while. we will be looking at springfield in '95 that lo
morning, washington. thanks for joining us on a thursday, i am alison starling. >> i am pamela brown. thanks for being here. we begin with traffic and weather. we will check with lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. a drop in temperatures. >> that's true. and there's a wind chill. let's look at the temperatures. 26 and upper marlborough, 28 in alexandria, 26 in fairfax. the wind chill is near 20 degrees. in hagerstown and northern maryland there are wind chills in the teens. we broke 60 degrees yesterday. low 50's's today. .ow 40's partly cloudy and cold tonight. mid to upper 20's tonight. high temperatures around 50 tomorrow. warming up to nearly 60 by saturday and sunday. rain on sunday. probably a soaking with good accumulation. now to lisa baden for the commute. >>> they are doing overnight construction on the inner loop side near 202. hot lanes project work is being cleared from the beltway. between the american legion bridge and the wilson bridge, that is. looks good on 66, 95 in maryland and virginia as well. in alexandria there's a water main break. edsal
's several hundred feet underground. rescuers had to use rope and rigging to rescue the victim. the confined space required crews to use protective gear and masks and continually monitor the air. the rescue worker was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. >>> more trouble tonight for vincent gray. mayor vincent gray, over allegations he gave a man a high-paying city job in exchange for a tax on then mayor adrian fenty. tom sherwood has more on the revelations inside a council committee hearing today. >> reporter: sulaimon brown watched monday as a d.c. council committee heard testimony that mayor vincent gray's campaign and office staff from unusually interested in getting brown a job. independent inspector general charles willoughby said the mayor's chief of staff asked him in january to meet with brown. willoughby did. but he said no mayor's office has ever made such a request before. >> you're talking about from people from within the d.c. government? no, i have not been asked. >> reporter: reuben charles, a leader of both gray's campaign and transition, confirmed he wa
if other safety studies -- is it the i2 segways? there's a certain type used that is more safe than other types of segways? >> i would have to defer to the vendor. i'm not familiar. i know that earlier models have some software issues. many of the more publicized incidents were related to that. a few years ago, there was a recall, recalling all of the segways, and since that time, many of those safety issues have been addressed, but i'm not familiar with the different models. supervisor mar: thank you so much. through the chair, if it is ok, if we could open this up for public comment. we have a number of speakers from the sf electric tour company, and a number of organizations that requested the hearing through my office. i'm going to call community representatives first, and then we have what looks like segway representatives from other regions. i will be calling a number of speakers from the sf electric tour company. there's about 15 people here. i will just call people as their hearts are filled out. >> thank you for holding this hearing. i am president of wall -- walk san francisco.
at capitol hill. it is monday, march 21st. with us on set, msnbc and "time" magazine senior political analyst, mark halperin. good to have you. we have adjunct senior fellow for middle east studies at the council on foreign relgsz, dan seymour, good to have you back on the show. and i think the "new york times" headlines is the big question, target clear, inten is the not. >> it says it all, really. >> what is the intent, are we at war, dan? >> we're basically at war. >> basically. that seems to be in dispute. >> in a civil war. >> for the last three weeks we said gadhafi had to go. we hadn't formally taken sides. this weekend, we've taken sides. gadhafi has to go. >> that's not the objective. >> there may be ambiguity. the world will view this as a failed intervention if this ends and goadhafi is still in power. >> he's also committed acts of terror against the united states, pan am flight 103 and will use his oil money to exact revenge on us. for all of those who are so seger to engage in a no-fly zone, like they were playing a video game, then the natural consequences that would come from
. >> questions like whether we will handguns to rebels. and how much the u.s. will be involved after nato takes over. >> we will begin to diminish the commitment of resources. >> president obama is supposed to play out the plan. he said muammar gaddafi needs to go. secretary of state hillary clinton meets in london tomorrow with countries that want to ease him out. >> now is a time to get out of this. >> lawmakers cannot agree if the u.s. can go after him. >> the only accessible way is for gaddafi to go. >> we should not have brittle dictators remain in power. >> to people in libya cannot remove their dictator. >> congress also concerned about the price tag, now near $1 billion. how long should the no-fly zone over libya last? for now, no one knows. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you support the president's libyan defense policy? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> japan said sea water contamination may have spread longer than first thought. the crisis
>> alan: the u.s. has launched the first tom ahack missiles against libya. the united states has officially entered the conflict in libya. 110 cruise missiles have lit up the skies skies in tripoli. here's more on operation odyssey dawn. >> u.s. missiles such as this one have fired the first salvo against libyan air defenses. >> we cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy and his forces step up their assault. >> the video of a libyan war plane shot down by rebels is a preview. war planes destroyed several of the rem scream's tanks. president obama warned moammar gadhafi over scenes like this. civilians were taking casualties. >> eunited states will contribute our unique capabilities at the front end of the mission to protect libyan civilians. >> foreign air forces are expected to carry out many of the attacks. the danish fighter jets arrived at u.s.a. fighter base in sicily. >> the no-fly zone is not in effect. >> we're creating the conditions to be able to set up the no-fly zone. >> while the u.s. is leading the front end of the attack, presiden
remembered. even though 100 errors constantly flow from my eyes,. it's with us? gardens. may it be remembered. for now on the secret of remain unspoken. have pity on those who must keep secrets. me that you remembered. without any further ado, please join me in the welcoming hamid dabashi. [inaudible conversations] >> thank you. good evening, everyone. before i even start up like to apologize for having to run out immediately after my short remarks because of some scheduling conflicts i have had to call myself tonight. i actually have to be in asia were we are celebrating the cinema of to fantastic iranians have just been sentenced to six years in jail for making films. we are celebrating their some of and taken the occasion to shed light on other it was none political prisoners and union activists, students write this, women's rights activists and so forth. i do apologize. i am actually delighted that my good friend and colleague and comrades, danny postel and nader hashemi are coeditors of this brilliant and pioneering book in which allied to have been included by the gracious attention to
, materials not used, extra materials into the waste stream, but the exaggeration we have heard today is really to the extreme. to talk about 1.6 million folks to 800,000 residents, you forget a large part of your district supervisors in downtown san francisco with half a million other people working and business locations with phones and phone books. you are also for getting multiple -- there is, because it is a free first amendment right -- we are seeing multiple books distributed by at&t, the valley yellow pages, hispanic, asian, the gay and lesbian community is that obviously tried that count up. what we have not heard today is how this will make the playing field level for small businesses and all businesses in san francisco by basically cutting the legs out from under the print advertising option in favor of the internet. all you have to do is go to google and see who is paying for the top of that google search. it is not your small businesses. the legality question has been touched on. let's hear from the city attorney. why is the opinion that you can provide, when asked by a s
is affecting a lot of california college students studying overseas. kraig debro is joining us live to tell us about an urgent memo sent to cu students in japan. >> reporter: according to csu website, they send the most students abroad than any other. we'll be hoping to talk to some officials about their bringing students home even if they are not studying near where the quake zone. chancellor charles reed says he wants all csu students studying in japan to return and he's ordering no more students go to jam japan. we were told the students would be competing for resources. and the japanese people need it more. now, this morning a friend of a csu studying in japan said she cried when she heard the news but he thinks it's for the best. >> it is pretty dangerous. i mean, they would be breathing in dangerous fumes, right? i don't think it's such a bad idea. >> reporter: reed says another reason for bringing students home are the dangers associated with the fukushima nuclear plant. tohuko university has been closed. according to the students from uc are all accounted for and there are no further
. these creepates pg&e threatened to call the police on us. and we were looking into the possibility of flooding into the cult hellas to look of the documents. however, pg&e is not letting us into the-tell palace--they do not what was to abolish them. call palace--the cow palace. >> two different city taxes. the $46 billion tax it deficit jean quan wants to get help. from the oakland land owners and phone users. a five-year, $8 parcel tax that would need approval from two-thirds of the city voters. $80, and the telephone tax. and an emergency meeting is a schedule for tonight at oakland city hall at 5:00 p.m. >>pam: federal judge is allowing the testimony of former baseball player, drug dealing relationship with barry bonds former personal trainer during this sluggish sluggers perjury trial. claiming that he lied to a grand jury. that it never knowingly took performance enhancing drugs. and also deconstructions of how to administer them. the >>pam: protest to save leashed told walking. and reboot da ? we are all alike. >>reporter: we've been following this and the national park service. today, t
in our backyard or in the field behind us. >> reporter: just before noon police caught one of the suspects. >> we did locate one subject hiding in an out building in an area where he was described to have fled. >> reporter: a rash of recent home invasions has neighbors here on edge. >> i think it is very scary especially when we have all these kids running around and playing and riding bikes. >> reporter: laura owns a daycare. >> came outside to see what was going on. and discovered all of this. >> did you send the kids home? >> no, but i have them locked up in my house and we keep coming out periodically to see what is going on. >> reporter: we are going to show you this surveillance video again. the neighbor didn't want to go on camera for obvious reasons because police are certainly looking at his videotape to try to catch these suspects. at this point right now two of the suspects are in custody. one of them is still at large. if you look at the videotape you can actually see the police car going down leeward street and then ramming into the jeep cherokee. the suspects
morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us it's tuesday, march 22nd i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve paulson is back. >> i'm so glad. >> me too. we do have scattered shower morning but mostly cloudy and tonight that breeze will pick up. we'll also see rain developing. right now it's main any in the east bay. let me stop this for you. we will go right there. that's where the focus is from fairfield and concord. south bay has some as well stretching from morgan hill to san martin. >>> right now traffic is moving well in marin county heading south to 580 and continuing across the richmond bridge if you're trying to get in and out of marin county. also we're looking a the the commute in san francisco. it has been a few showers as steve has mentioned. you might want to give yourself a few extra minutes. let's go back to dave and pam. >>> in a few hours opening statements begin in barry bonds perjury trial. allie rasmus joins us from san francisco with a lock at what is happening today both in the courtroom and behind closed do
on 118, we're hearing only one lane of traffic is getting by. please use caution and expect delays in the area. a wide view of the area and show you that other places checking out ok. especially 270. no incidents or accidents here. notice the yellow. we have a good amount of volume from 80 to 109. let's move it over to the maps again. this time, we're going to zero in on our outer loop north of the district. tracking that trip from route one college park all the way to 270, looks like outside, more drivers hit the pavement between new hampshire avenue over to georgia. we're also tracking your travel times. good morning, virginia. 66 headed eastbound. no incidents. looks like from the fairfax county parkway, an 11 minute drive is getting longer. 13 minutes on the inner loop. on the toll road itself, no problems approaching the capital beltway. mike, we'll see the toll road in real time at 6:12. >> sounds good, angie. at the top of the hour, let's get to some of the stories happening today. prince george's county executive baker will deliver his state of the economy address. he is tr
to the south of us. we do have a wind advisory up for the bay area, beginning at 9:00 tonight. you can expect gusts close to 45 miles-per-hour, but it's going to be santa cruz, monterey bay, that's where the strongest winds will be. high-wind warning in effect there with gusts close to 60 miles-per-hour and that begins at 9:00. we'll take a another look at the storm coming up. >> alan: the bay area saw a combination of hail, wind, and high surf. we're in pacifica with more. >> reporter: got some crazy weather. we're here at pacifica near the pier. it started to rain heavily a couple minutes ago. there's a high surf advisefully effect right now until 9:00 tonight. we're expecting waves anywhere from 14 to 17 feet, and people are being warned to stay away from the ocean's edge because they could be washed into the ocean by a rogue wave. now let's look and see what the weather system has done the rest of the bay area today. >> this is pea-sized heal falling in santa cruz this morning. this is the racket it makes hitting the roof and deck there was justify hail for children to play in and build a
is in tokyo where it is now 10:00 a.m. on wednesday morning. she joins us live now via skype with the latest on what's happening. >> reporter: julie and frank, woke up this morning, it's about 10:00 a.m. and the big headline is the radiation. a lot of concerns just four hours ago that there was a fire at the fukushima plant. a worker apparently was going by and saw smoke coming out of that. it looks like it's contained, but a lot of concern. we do have video of an area that has had quite a bit of problems and one thing we're hearing is that there's going to be a cold blast that will come over the country today, possibly bringing snow to that area. you can just imagine how much more difficult that will make relief efforts and not only for the earthquake evacwees, but now you mention coming from the fukushima radiation danger zone. one thing i have to point out, there are workers at that plant who agreed to stay behind and you know, you can't help but call them heros with high levels of radiation. they are trying to do what they can to save it and keep it from being widespread. here in tokyo,
>>> good morning. breaking news. the u.s. government gets set to begin evacuating americans from japan, as danger levels remain high at the crippled nuclear plant. this, despite new attempts by military helicopters to cool off the plant's overheated reactors and fuel rods. the top u.s. nuclear regulator says conditions at the plant are much worse than japanese officials say, and recommend that americans stay 50 miles away. and this morning, there are questions about nearly two dozen u.s. nuclear reactors with the very same design "early" this thursday morning, march 17th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. scenes from earlier. military choppers japanese military helicopters, chinooks dropping sea water on this nuclear plant. again, a part of this last-ditch effort to bring sea water in to help cool down these fuel pools, and also the nuclear rods there at this facility. >> that is the effort from the sky. we're also hearing from water cannons on the ground as they try to bring things in th
a shell casing. >> our employee has been working for us since 2008, and it's tragic that he was killed on delivery and we ask anyone with information come forward to the police and help us with it. >> reporter: jesse dan, regional manager for dominoes, said that the driver was following company policy when he left the central avenue store to make the delivery. >> the information is he had $13 on them and he was a diligent employee, as far as safety and security, and he was making his drops all throughout the day and had been working since noon. >> out of respect, dan said the store will remain closed until further notice. >> it's a sad day for dominoes. >> reporter: tommy davenport drives for dominoes in the district and came here to hope to comfort some of the other employees. >> drivers for dominoes team washington are not allowed to carry anymore than $20 in their pocket, enough to make change for $20 and that is what we carry. >> in the neighborhood where the driver was shot, some found the news hard to believe. >> and that is and people get delivers here and -- when i am home. hav
in to help private american citizens wishing to leave japan. >>> u.s. citizens are also being urged to defer all nonessential travel to any part of that country because unpredictable wind conditions could spread radioactive contamination. and the u.s. is still telling americans living -- living within 50 miles of the damaged plant to leave the area or at least remain indoors while the japanese government is limiting its warning to people living within 12 miles of the plant. and that's one example of what some in the obama administration believe is japan downplaying the risk. coming up at:15, we'll have a live report -- 7:15, we'll have a live report on this disaster. >>> scientists on the west coast are watching a radioactive plume movement. it's expected to hit the aleutian islands south of i -- that's south of alaska sometime today. health experts are saying radiation is plunging. the epa is installing more radiation detection mob teres here in -- monitors here in california just to keep track of the threat. jade hernandez is joining us live. she's at uc berkeley where they are installing
serious. more than 10,000 people are dead missing.0 are rebecca cooper joins us live in a newsroom with the latest. >> japanese officials insist evacuate aneed to larger area surrounding the plant. they are telling people they are safe if they stay inside. new worries are contributing to crisis of confidence. the country's prime minister living nearo those plant, acknowledging the losses businesses face. the prime minister said the condition of the plant any optimism yet. for the first time, officials e might be a leak coming from the core of reactor three. >> for the first time they are d breach.t wor asall work has been stopped are stopped.els two workers remain hospitalized burns.diation many japanese residents say there is a loss of confidence. >> government reaction is too late. >> across the northeast coast there are basic needs to be met. residents to chop wood to try to cold.ff the those who survived the storm are their 14th day without electricity or food. >> this is very important for us. warm clothing, it is snowing. >> chinese officials announced o tourists arriving fro
>> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> hello. welcome to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor mar, who was elected in 2008 and is about halfway through his first term. we will get to know them and talk about the toughest issues they have been facing. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background, where you grew up. >> i grew up in sacramento, california, in the south area. went to public schools. ended up in uc-davis. made my way out to san francisco when i was a college student, and i sat in the class is in san francisco state as well, and i remember growing up at that time around clement street. we call
libya matters to us. "american morning" begins right now. >>> so we do have that lot going on, but the head scratcher is the final four. you've got two unlikely schools, vcu and butler. >> we've had some upsets. although somebody pointed out the other day, you can't keep calling butler an upset when it keeps doing it. >> that's right. >>> let's stick with the top stories on japan. a lot of people wondering what's going on with the radiation disaster in japan. and another tsunami scare there. a 6.1 magnitude earthquake off japan's northeast coast last night triggered a tsunami warning. this time, the waves never came. thousands of people are still reeling, of course, from that march 11th disaster. >> and new footage surfacing on youtube of the sheer destructive force of that tsunami. it's some of the most graphic video yet. take a look at the pictures taken march 11th in the city of kesanuma, japan. it isn't there anymore. the entire city was washed away by the tsunami's waves in just ten minutes. >>> at the daiichi nuclear power station in fukushima, the situation may be growi
smith is with the city of pleasanton is is live with us tonight. are you there? >> yes. i'm here. >> how big of a challenge is this going to be to fix given saturation in the soil? is that just complicating it? >> it's causing problems for us. you saw from the chopper the hill started to slide and more it rains, more difficult it makes for us to affect repairs. we have crews up there now, if it continues to rain, this may extend the process. >> daniel, does this mean people are not to drink any water? >> we've talked with the health department and have tested it. it hasn't been deemed unsafe but we're recommending they don't drink it and use bottled water. and we don't recommend they drink it good to know, thank you very much. crews are on this as quickly as they can be. daniel smith with the director of operations services, thank you. >> thank you. >> and capitola is dealing with a major down pour causing millions of dollars in damages. >>> shop owners were grateful for the break in the rain. damage is so extensive, many businesses are just closed. one business owner says downtown capit
ominous but is it? debra villalon joins us tonight where the department of health is monitoring the air for radiation levels in the area. >> reporter: the department is monitoring changes in the atmosphere. if the radiation does arrive, scientists here will be among the first to know. it's expected to hit our coast as early as tomorrow. so diluted. radiation will be more minuscule than measurable. >> we understand everybody's concern, radiation is scary stuff. >> reporter: officials cannot say it enough, they see no health hazards. >> i'm not sure that the vision or the model of a plume this far away is -- >> no one can predict what is going to happen at the plant tomorrow. >> reporter: that uncertainty is why so much technology at so many locations is aimed at sniffing out radiation swiftly then compares it to normal background levels which vary from place to place and also pose some mysteries. >> no one has ever been able to determine differences in cancers from one location to another based just on backgrounds. >> i'm trying to not think about it because it seems seems to overwhelm
of san francisco is using the most innovative technology available. these devices allow people to remain out in their communities, doing things like shopping. it is great to be able to walk as a pedestrian in this city and cross streets safely.>> we pedestrian safety summit. thank you for joining us this morning. before we start i want to go through a few house keeping items. the restrooms are to my left around the columns and i'd like to request you all turn off your cellphones or at least put them on vibrate thing thank you. i'm the pedestrian program manager the s.f. municipal agency. i'm your, mc for today. peter albert is our director of planning at the mta. [applause]>> good morning. with christina i welcome you to the 2008 pedestrian summit. i'm the deputy of director of planning at the mta and it's my honor and privilege to introduce two of the most important people in san francisco for this. wade is the mayor's point person on climate and environmental policy. wade, thank you for joining us. >> i'll be brief on behalf of mayor newsom i want to thank everyone for being here to
, the carroll county community says bye to a hero who touched many lives. sherrie johnson tells us how he will-remembered. >> reporter: family and -- will be remembered. >> reporter: family and friends will come together for the marine that carroll county that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. he will be laid to rest. serving in the marines was a family tradition. he followed in his morse's footsteps when he enlisted out of high school and deployed four times overseas. first three to iraq and final deployment to afghanistan. he is described as one of the best in the top 10%. his family takes comfort in his work in afghanistan where it's a struggle to bring tribal leaders on board to support coalition forces. >> jimmy's actions showed that, you know, he was willing to fight beside them and for their freedom. and because of that, that trust and respect they had for him helped unite the village. >> reporter: sergeant malachowski was 25 years old. he will be be buried at arlington national cemeteriy with full military honors on april 7th. he leaves behind a wife, two sons and his parent
hold special meaning. >>> beginning with a weather alert. gary mcgrady is here to tell us about snow. >> that's right, brian. better confirming a today, better feeling about the forecast. all of our guidance is coming in line on this. we're talking about snow on our blossoms and they're popping up pretty good. i want to show you that and in terms of what we're thinking this weekend with the snow and looks like most is getting going tomorrow night and through the day on sunday. what accumulation we do get and that is looking like we'll get some here in the city. mostly on grass and cold surfaces. there could be a slippery spot here or there sunday morning if this gets going good when temperatures are still in the 20s. perhaps on some overpasses or that snow burst area. there might be a slick spot early on sunday morning and watch out for that and i don't think this is a big shoveling event and that probably melts off. the temperatures -- and week have a winter weather advisory posted, too. it could be that significant, brian. we'll be watchi
the mission in libya. those stories are just ahead. hope you had a great weekend. thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. snow in parts of maryland. justin has video to prove it. we didn't see any. early morning -- what do we have in store for the workweek. >> some you have may have noticed there were -- they were pretreating the highways in northern maryland on saturday night for the sunday morning anticipation of snow. while we mised that event, it may -- mised that event, it may -- missed that event, it may not have gone to waste. we have two more chances. if you want to see the snow, there's ocean city. this is what charley talked about. three inches on the beachs. one report up to # inches that -- four inches that melted away. it can stick this and if we get something here, it could stick here as well. what is falling today in virginia should stay south of rich mand and roanoke. we get clouds out of this and 48 in the afternoon. well below normal. we talk about the next shot of snow coming up. here's kim with a look at traffic. >> reporter: justin, an earlier
later -- 30 minutes later another quake hit north of sendai. no tsunami was issued for the u.s. japanese officials have not yet reported any tsunamis along the japanese coast. the operate of the power plants say workers have rerejected the power line -- reconnected the power lines. how far, they say more work needs to be done before the cooling systems can be pour powered -- can be powered up. >>> it is 7:03. just about 30 minutes ago, military families evacuated from japan arrived at travis air force base near fairfield. kraig debro is at the base talking with some of the problems. he will join us shortly with an update on what's happening there. >>> just 90 minutes from now, the opening statements will begin in the barry bonds perjury trial. now, the jury will not see one part of the proceedings that are kit cal. allie rasmus -- critical. allie rasmus has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. opening statements are set to get underway. they are expected to last a couple of hours. after the opening statements, then the first witnesses will be called. one of the witnesses
planes tried to land at reagan national airport. a passenger on board one of the flights spoke with us only. pamela brown joins us with details. good morning. >> good morning. you can imagine how it would appeal to be a passenger on a flight over the potomac just minutes away from landing when the pilot goes over the loudspeaker and says there's no help from a background -- from the ground. revelations that lone air traffic controller was asleep on the ground has raised bigger questions about staffing at airports across the country. >> i blame whoever put one person in the tower control at 12:00 midnight. >> he was coming from a flightmiami. >> the captain came over the speaker and said you won't believe this but we cannot get in contact with tower control we don't have clearance. >> radio transmission between an american airlines pilot and a regional air controller 40 miles away reveals the pilots was met with radio silence from reagan national after already circling around the airport once. >> nobody is answering. so you can expect to go in as an on-controlled airport. >> moments lat
, a virginia couple accused of using a sheet of drywall to trap their three small children inside. we're going to start with that attack on the national mall. good evening, everyone. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. fox 5 is on the scene of that attack. the victim said two men roughed him up this evening. will thomas is back with the still developing details. >> it is unusual to hear about this kind of crime on the mall. u.s. park police officers are all over the place and most of the buildings and museums have their own security. here's what we know. about 5:15 this evening park police say a man was walking in the garden located between the hershwin museum and the smithsonian capital emergency. two men pushed down the victim and tried to rob him by rifling his pockets but didn't get anything and took off down independence. police tell us this is the first time in years they have seen an attempted robbery of this kind and in the middle of the cherry blossom festival with the greater number of tourists in the city, the timing is especially bad. >> several years ago we did have some robberi
joins us now with the increased security presence at the station and how commuters are reacting this morning. jade. >> reporter: that is right. the first outbound train rolled through here 20 minutes ago. we spoke to two different riders. one had heard about the attack, the other had not. both said they would like to see a little more police presence out here. >> it would be nice to see a little if not every day that might be unreasonable. now and then a drive by or somebody here at random times to keep people on theretos. >> it's dark in the morning when i come. but i do wear a whistle on my arm just in case. just for animals. there is a lot of raccoons in the morning too. it's for protection. >> reporter: san mateo county transit police say they have amped up their patrols. we have been out here since 4:00 this morning and we have not seen any patrols at all. what is astonishing 9-15 attacked and robbed and beat the man for what he had on him. that's why we are out here this morning. investigators want to get the word out. despite leads they still need more information to clos
livermore. we'll have details coming up. >> good thursday morning. thank you so much for joining us on this chilly start of the day. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. >> japanese officials say they have finished a new power line that could restore cooling systems and ease the crisis at the crippled nuclear complex. for a while military helicopters dumped loads of sea water to try to cool the you a rain yum fuel but that that has now been suspended because of a spike in radiation levels. meanwhile, there are reports of increasing tension between the u.s. and japan over how the reactor crisis is being handled. the state department is now sending charter planes to help bring back american citizens who want to leave and advising americans to stay at least 50 miles from the power plant. >> with japan's fukushima daiichi plant crippled on the ground, desperate efforts are coming from the air. helicopters dumping sea water into the holes of the roof hoping to could cool it enough to prevent a nuclear meltdown. they say there is talk of apocalypse and i think that word is well chosen
church. i'm raj mathai. >> cheryl, tell us what is happening there. >> reporter: police just left the scene but parishioners are still here in richmond. the pastor was arrested along with his elderly mother and his wife. no official word from police, but they tell me that the church is in foreclosure and the pastor and his family arrested because they refused to leave today. all three people were handcuffed. the pastor's wife was taken away in handcuffs about a block away in an awaiting patty wagon. >> this is what they call the iron triangle. the highest drug place we've got and we've got one of the churches, leaders, trying to do something and they are trying to get rid of him. what would you think about that? that's not right. >> reporter: parishioners are very upset awaiting in front of the church. that same car has the pastor and his mother inside. one man was picked up in handcuffs, as you can see, and carried away. the foreclosure situation has been heating up for several weeks now. the church pastor believes he's the victim of predatory loan and because of the services tha
. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve paulson. how does the weather look today? >>> good morning, pamela, dave, clear skies. patch or two of fog, some clouds to the north but over us right now clear and cold. 30s showing up. something we haven't seen for a while. sunshine for a while and then partly cloudy skies. if you're northward there are a few showers starting to move through. we'll talk about that plus a big change in our weather for friday. now sal with an update on traffic. >>> steve, right now on westbound 24 looks pretty good getting up to oakland. there are no major issues and the roads are dry in case you're just joining us the commute is much improved from what it has been during the week because of the dry roads. looking now at a picture of interstate 880 this live look near the oakland airport if you're trying to catch a flight right now the roads are clear on the way there. 6:01. back to dave and pam. >>> well, in japan they have now suspended helicopters that were dumping sea water on the earthquake damag
there is good news about the two from our area who have been stuck in japan. >> reporter: the focus from u.s. officials has spent to -- turned to spent fuel rods. >> hollywood likes to focus in on the melt down. but old fuel actually is more dangerous than the melt down because there's more radiation in an unguarded spent fuel pump. >> reporter: are also saying efforts to cool the -- has failed. american officials fear the pumps may not work even if energy . >>> there is another flight from the state department for u.s. citizens that is scheduled to leave tomorrow. >>> and with japan's growing nuclear crisis i know you know about the -- is used to protect the thyroid gland but the head of johns hopkins warns taking the medicine could lead to serious risks. >>> businesses across our area are now jumping into action to support red cross. here's a look at what some of them are doing. we have conservation energy foundation. they have all given $50,000 along with an employee gift match. -- launched a customer giving campaign in mason have always pledged to help. >>> and stories of survivors like
. >> we have a wet wednesday. thank you so much for joining us i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm eric thomas. >> let's check in with mike to see how long the rain will be with us. >> it will be with us through the lunch hour. expect wet weather through the morning commute to about 12:00 or 1:00. if you are leaving right now the bulk of the rain is falling into the north bay. you can see around bodega bay and all up and down 101 and 29. we have healthy returns right around the bay itself from san francisco down to san mateo over to hayward, san ramon. dublin, up towards concord and walnut creek. scattered light rains around the santa clara valley. big picture will show this is all moving slowly to the east and should be out by 12:00. here is sue with the traffic. >> quick look this morning. we do have rain and an accident around the cordelia junction. it's not blocking any lanes but you will find it off to the side. we've got heavy snow in the mountains, chains are required, blue canyon, central truckee and slow traffic and screening trucks. checking mass transit it's all on time, bart, muni
your weekend with us. i'm kimberly suiters. aaron gilcrest is off tonight. the weather really is the big story this weekend. meteorologist, kim march tucci is in for meteorologist, chuck bell. >> this is such a great time of year. >> it is weird to talk about the chance of some snow possibly on our poofy cherry blossoms. if we do get it, it will be gorgeous but i don't think it will be a big deal. it is chilly this morning. get ready to layer up a little bit if you are getting ready for the saturday morning routine that takes you outside, all quiet, chilly day ahead, 33 degrees at reagan national airport. lots of clear skies to our north. the clouds to the south will be overspreading the area today. we will call it partly sunny, we will hold off on any precipitation until late in the overnight. these counties shaded in purple represent a winter storm watch, not until 10:00 tonight and 4:00 tomorrow. it doesn't include much of the metropolitan area, down towards harrisonburg and more field, west virginia. we are headed into the middle and upper 40s this afternoon. no rain or sn
into your car and drive down the street. he didn't even -- he was just wanting us gone. when we were leaving i could hear the glass shattering and the flames shooting toward my house. >> reporter: and you thought about animals? >> i did as i was rescuing my own thinking of how many were going to be lost. it was totally on fire. >> reporter: some of the other names of the animals that didn't survive, were rascal, chaos and natasha. this was the home of miss mary. she rescues and finds good homes for the animals. >> she does her work to save them. i can't imagine how she feels now. they have lost so many. she is trying to save them and now this horrible thing had to happen and it's terrible. >> reporter: abc 2news. >> the fire appears to be electrical in nature, nobody was hurt. >> happy to say after a chilly day radar quiet tonight, not looking for any precipitation yet but that changes by this time tomorrow evening. temperatures cold, 42 at the inner harbor and the first of two waves of active weather starting to make its move to the east. the first wave not that impressive but the one t
: thank you. next speaker. >> can i use the overhead? president chiu: if we can get the overhead, please? thank you. >> concerning my son, since 2006, still, a case not solved. i am here to speak to you guys, and the world is watching this. my son's case number is -- sio -- sorry, i need my glasses. 060962039. 060862039. the weber can help me solve my son's case, -- whoever can help me solve my son's case, i would really appreciate it. i will be doing this until the day i die. i have other children. who i am trying to raise also. but i cannot forget my son. there are other mothers who are in this movement with me, and they are feeling the same way that i am feeling so i will see you next week. president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good evening, supervisors. my name is -- i am sad in my heart as an african-american here in san francisco. unfortunately, my supervisor is not here. but as you go to the screen here -- can you go to the screen for a moment? take it down? up, right there. ok, i am sorry. stay with me. as you see there, the black population is going down here in san franci
is we don't know what to do. >> reporter: the united nations and the u.s. government have both sent teams of experts to japan to deal with the nuclear crisis. more than 90 governments are also providing humanitarian assistance. but hard-hit villages are getting snow and temperatures are below freezing. shelters are filled to capacity with the homeless. >> i have been here for five days. it's holding 1,000 to 2,000 people, all the schools turned into evacuation centers. >> reporter: a rare address was made by the prime minister, expressing his condolences for the loss of life urging his subjects not to give up. randall pinkston, cbs news, at the united nations. >>> since the bay area college students are in japan are being told to return home now, 12 students from san francisco state, 35 students from stanford, they have all been studying there as part state of the program. that program is now suspended. it's unclear when the students will be back in the u.s. the airports in japan have been packed with passengers trying to leave. >>> officials are stepping up efforts to protect the w
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